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Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application
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Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application

The Mumbai Regional Passport Office has sought the external affairs ministry's nod to prosecute Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar for not disclosing criminal cases against her in her passport application

NDA's push for agricultural reforms up against centuries of rural economic decline
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NDA's push for agricultural reforms up against centuries of rural economic decline

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has kick-started its second term by setting the ball rolling for “structural” reforms in agriculture, by announcing a task force under the NITI Aayog.

MSME ministry clears KVIC proposal to increase wages of artisans by over 36 percent
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MSME ministry clears KVIC proposal to increase wages of artisans by over 36 percent

The wage incentives are paid by KVIC directly to the accounts of the artisans through direct benefits transfer.

Fabindia submits undertaking to Bombay High Court, says it will not brand its products with term 'khadi'
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Fabindia submits undertaking to Bombay High Court, says it will not brand its products with term 'khadi'

The KVIC had approached the high court in June this year against Fabindia for illegally using its trademark "charkha" (spinning wheel) and selling the apparel with the khadi tag. In its suit, the KVIC had sought damages to the tune of Rs 525 crore from Fabindia.

Narendra Modi's employment scheme helped female entrepreneurs launch 30,437 projects, Giriraj Singh tells Lok Sabha
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Narendra Modi's employment scheme helped female entrepreneurs launch 30,437 projects, Giriraj Singh tells Lok Sabha

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Giriraj Singh stated that Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme helped women entrepreneurs set up 30,437 projects.

Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms
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Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms

KVIC has a strong case to prevent the misuse of the khadi mark by companies in India, on the ground that KVIC owns the khadi trademark in India.

Narendra Modi wants PSUs to do more for small firms, but he needs to keep tabs on their dodging tactics
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Narendra Modi wants PSUs to do more for small firms, but he needs to keep tabs on their dodging tactics

If Narendra Modi is serious about wanting the MSME sector to thrive, he needs to get his ministers to address the issues that the small firms face, writes @soorpanakha

Union minister Kalraj Mishra says involvement of people in khadi can uproot terrorism
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Union minister Kalraj Mishra says involvement of people in khadi can uproot terrorism

Union minister Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday said that involvement of people through the khadi industry could help uproot terrorism.

KVIC khadi calendar row: Narendra Modi's photograph used without permission, says PMO
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KVIC khadi calendar row: Narendra Modi's photograph used without permission, says PMO

Officials from the PMO have said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photograph was used in the KVIC calendar and diary without permission from the PMO.

Hitler, Mussolini were also powerful brands: Rahul on Vij's comment
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Hitler, Mussolini were also powerful brands: Rahul on Vij's comment

Sparking a new controversy over the Father of the Nation, Vij said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a "bigger brand" than Mahatma Gandhi.

Khadi calendar row: Gandhi's grandson attacks Modi, says polyester 'model' has stolen charkha
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Khadi calendar row: Gandhi's grandson attacks Modi, says polyester 'model' has stolen charkha

The great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Tushar A Gandhi, on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) diary-calendar controversy

Modi better brand than Mahatma, Gandhi to be removed from notes: Haryana minister Anil Vij
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Modi better brand than Mahatma, Gandhi to be removed from notes: Haryana minister Anil Vij

Haryana minister Anil Vij added fuel to the fire by blaming Mahatma Gandhi for the decline in demand for khadi.

Khadi Village Industries to launch e-commerce portal to cash in on online fever
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Khadi Village Industries to launch e-commerce portal to cash in on online fever

Consumers will soon be able to buy genuine khadi products online from an e-commerce portal to be launched by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

Air India One crew to go local; will wear khadi garments to promote use of fabric
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Air India One crew to go local; will wear khadi garments to promote use of fabric

The Khadi Gramodyog Bhawan, under the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), has already secured an order for the same.

Friday dress code? Govt to consider proposal to appeal to employees to wear khadi once a week
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Friday dress code? Govt to consider proposal to appeal to employees to wear khadi once a week

A proposal by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission appeals government employees to wear khadi on Fridays.